Xiaomi Mi Note 3 Goes Official in China With Dual Cameras and Snapdragon 660 SoC
The Chinese Smartphone Giant, Xiaomi has launched their newest addition to its Mi Note series, the Xiaomi Mi Note 3 along side the launch of the flagship Xiaomi Mi Mix 2. The Note 3 seems to be an advanced variant of its Mi 6 launched earlier this year with a 5.15-inch display and lower price tag. The Mi Note 3 flaunts its Dual Rear-Camera setup, 16Mp front facing the camera with their new AI-based Beautify feature, the facial recognition unlocking and its 4-sided curved body.
The Xiaomi Note 3 comes with a 5.5-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at a PPI of 403 pixels per inch and a 94.4 percent NTSC colour gamut.
It is powered by a Snapdragon 660 SoC clocked at 2.2GHz with 6GB of LPDDR4x RAM and two storage variants of 64GB or 128GB ROM. The device lacks a MicroSD card support for further its storage expansion but has a under-glass fingerprint sensor and stereo speakers. It packs a 3500mAh battery.
Xiaomi Note 3 houses a dual rear camera setup much same as the Xiaomi Mi 6 with a 12-megapixel sensor coupled with a wide-angle lens of f/1.8 aperture, and 4-axis optical image stabilisation, and the second 12-megapixel sensor has a telephoto lens of a f/2.6 aperture. The rear camera features 2x optical zoom, PDAF, and 4K video recording. The front camera is a 16-megapixel sensor with 2-micron pixels.
Connectivity options on board include 4G LTE, dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi 802.11c, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB Type-C. It features the sensors including accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, the infrared sensor, and proximity sensor. The dimensions are 152.6×73.95×7.6mm and weigh 163 grams.